Madeira, a subtropical island located in the Atlantic off the coast of North-West Africa, offers a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be explored. With its breathtaking landscapes, this Portuguese territory is a dream destination for ocean and mountain enthusiasts. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, Madeira offers something for everyone, making it an ideal location for a wellness retreat or walking holiday.
For those seeking a yoga retreat, Madeira offers the perfect getaway. Immerse yourself in the island’s natural beauty and practice yoga amidst the stunning scenery. With numerous yoga retreats available, you can find the perfect program to suit your needs. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, Madeira is the ideal place to rejuvenate your mind and body.
Experience the ultimate in relaxation with a wellness retreat in Madeira. With its tranquil atmosphere and natural beauty, this island is the perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate. From luxurious spa treatments to meditation and yoga classes, there are plenty of options for those seeking a wellness escape. So why not treat yourself to a wellness retreat in Madeira and return home feeling refreshed and rejuvenated?
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"Hi, I’ve just come back from a yoga/hike week in Madeira (8th-15th August) and had a brilliant time. I wanted to highlight Marie (yoga) and Chloe (food) for running the week impeccably, being so approachable, warm and welcoming and going above and beyond to make sure we were looked after and had a great time.
It was the perfect getaway with lovely yogis. It was just what I needed.
From my initial contact with AY to leaving my experience has been of the highest quality. Thank you all."
Simon Mills August 2022
"The venue was brilliant, with beautiful surroundings and amazing bedrooms which were huge! Being located on a vineyard made it very picturesque and has a full view of Funchal and the ocean made it feel very special."
Jennie - June 2022
"Wonderful restorative yoga holiday - amazing location in funchal with beautiful yoga room and pool - Mhairi is the best plant veggie chef - just about had time to fit in our early morning yoga before exciting hikes and adventures and lovely yoga nidra at the end of the busy day in beautogul Madeira - thank you to everyone guests included."
Zoe - July 2022
"As always the food was exceptional! Delicious breakfasts and creative dinners using local ingredients which were full of flavour. Mhairi worked so hard to ensure we were all fed and taken care of."
Peter - August 2022
"I think given the quality of food, the venue and activities I do feel that the price reflected the quality of the retreat."
Joanne - August 2022
How far is the venue from the airport?
The venue is only a 25-minute car ride away!
Are transfers included in the price?
Transfers are not included but it is easy as there is a huge taxi rank outside the airport and it costs around €20 each way.
Where is the venue based?
The venue is based near the main town of Funchal and there are stunning views of the city and the Atlantic ocean from the terrace.
When is the best time to visit Madeira for a yoga retreat?
The best time to visit Madeira for a yoga retreat is from April to June or from September to November. During these months, the weather is mild and perfect for outdoor activities, while avoiding the peak tourist season.
What is the weather like in Madeira in April?
In April, the weather in Madeira is generally mild with temperatures ranging from 16°C to 20°C and occasional rainfall. It is also a good time to visit for those who prefer fewer crowds.
Will there be free time to explore Madeira?
Yes, there will be free time for exploring Madeira. Our yogis will have plenty of time to spend time exploring the areas and have time to connect with themselves.
Do I have to bring my own yoga mat?
Yes, for this holiday you do. Please bring anything you might need to support your practice.
Are there hairdryers at the venue?
We always recommend bringing a hairdryer if you think you are going to use one.
What time is check-in and check-out?
Check-in is 5pm on the arrival day and check-out is 10am. If your flight arrives before 5pm you can go into Funchal and explore or why not fly in the day before and enjoy the sights.